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Sketching silver-age Covers

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve W Sep 5, 2019. 10 Replies

One of my hobbies (well my main hobby actually) is re-drawing covers from the silver-age and trying to make them as close as I can to the originals.  I draw by eye only - no tracing allowed. One of…Continue

Tags: drawing, covers, silver-age

Superman's birthday

Started this discussion. Last reply by Luke Blanchard Sep 26, 2017. 13 Replies

Whilst hunting thru the internet looking for comic covers to post relating to the letter "K", I came across this extremely interesting posting about the actual date of Superman's birthday. I'd always…Continue

Tags: birthday, superman

Leo Baxendale

Started this discussion. Last reply by Luke Blanchard May 29, 2017. 12 Replies

I realise you’re not generally big followers of British comics, but I need to flag up a notification I received last week of the sad death of Leo Baxendale.Leo Baxendale was a very important artist…Continue

Tags: baxendale, leo, british, beano

I'm no comic artist but....

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Mantle Apr 12, 2017. 13 Replies

I love to draw.  Specifically I love to draw my favourite silver-age covers. I recreate them, drawing them at approximately double the size of the originals (that's A3, or 16.5" by 11.7" for those…Continue

Tags: art, silver-age, drawings

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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I recently found out that Gustave Eiffel also was responsible for designing the internal framework of the Statue of Liberty."
46 minutes ago
Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Here's another Eiffel Tower"
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JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Here's an interesting variant, which also features Notre Dame and l'Arc de Triomphe. Now, you can get two of those easily in the same picture, but all three? Once again, landmarks rearrange themselves for a comic-book cover."
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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
""obvious tourist landmarks" Big Ben in London is one such (though, as Richard correctly points out, Big Ben is actually the bell - the clocktower is the Elizabeth Tower). The Eiffel Tower in Paris is another.  In fact, though…"
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Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Batman and Robin climbing the Eiffel Tower! "
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JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Hit Girl also travels:"
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Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
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Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Which brings to mind"
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I understand that if we got technical, Big Ben is the name of the clock tower's bell, not the tower."
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Steve W replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Seems everyone's spent time in Egypt."
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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"American Flagg! in London, England. Дмзяiкди Flagg! in Moscow, USSR."
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Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"The Elongated Man's European Tour from 1992! (I really miss Ralph & Sue and their light-hearted mysteries!)"
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JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Murderous vigilante tourism:"
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Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"And it's another cover placing Big Ben next to Tower Bridge!"
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Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"That reminded me... The Hulk in Canada, fighting the Wendigo and some local hoser!"
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